And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
- Anais Nin
The one important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one's work seriously and taking one's self seriously. The first is imperative and the second is disastrous.
- Margot Fonteyn
Beautiful? It's all a question of luck. I was born with good legs. As for the rest... beautiful, no. Amusing, yes.
- Josephine Baker
A women who doesn't wear perfume has no future.
- Coco Chanel
An effort made for the happiness of others lifts above ourselves.
- Lydia M. Child
Limit to courage? There is no limit to courage.
- Gabriele D'Annunzio
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good, therefore, that I can do or any kindness I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it for I shall not pass this way again.
- Stephen Grellet
A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.
- Albert Camus
Down where I darn with the milk-eyed mender, you and I and a love so tender